Learner's definition of FOND
1 : feeling or showing love or friendship
a fond admirer
She still has fond feelings for him.
She has fond [=cherished, warm] memories of their time together.
a fond smile
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
He wished them a fond farewell.
: having a liking for or love of (someone or something)
She is still fond of him. [=she still likes/loves him]
She grew quite fond of him.
I'm fond of skiing. [=I like to ski; I enjoy skiing]
She's fond of asking silly questions. [=she asks a lot of silly questions]